Collas Crill has appointed Victoria Grogan as Group Partner in its International Private Client and Trusts (IPCT) team in Jersey.
Victoria advises on all aspects of Jersey wills, probate and mental capacity law for both local and international clients and acts as professional executor, delegate and attorney. She has significant expertise in succession planning, will drafting and the administration of complex and cross border estates.
Victoria has more than 16 years' industry experience and has led the wills and probate teams of two other leading offshore law firms. She regularly makes Court appearances in non-contentious matters such as applications to vary a will, admit lost wills to probate and forced heirship claims.
A member of STEP and The Law Society, she regularly speaks at conferences and webinars in the Channel Islands and internationally.
Victoria said: 'Collas Crill is a firm with a reputation for having a real focus on quality private client work along with an exceptional employee culture. I am looking forward to growing the Wills, Probate and Estate Planning team and to contributing to the growth and success of the firm alongside my excellent IPCT Partners, Kellyann Ozouf and Dionne Gilbert.'
Partner and head of the IPCT team in Jersey, Kellyann Ozouf, said: 'I am absolutely delighted to welcome Victoria to our award-winning team. Victoria's appointment adds to the strength and depth of our private client team and, with her expertise and leadership skills, we'll be very well placed to further develop the team.
'It's a great opportunity for us and for Victoria. We have recruited five lawyers to the team in 2022 alone to help service our local and international clients, who continue to be extremely loyal. The sky is the limit and Victoria joining will help us reach those dizzy heights.'